Bluffton recipients of the CMA Scholarship are Jonathan Fowler, Brandi Dominique and John Oyer. Dr. Jason Swartzlander (far right), assistant professor of accounting, nominated them for the honor. >>> more
"Accounting is the process by which financial information about a business is recorded, classified, summarized, interpreted, and communicated to owners, managers, and other interested parties. In short, accounting is the language of business." (Price, Haddock and Farina 2012)
Accounting might be for you if you:
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 1,216,900 employed in the accounting/auditing profession in 2010. By 2020 an estimated 1,411,604 will be employed in the profession...an impressive growth of 16%. >>>occupational outlook
Bluffton has a strong internship program and strong placement after graduation. Our accounting students and graduates have worked for: public accounting firms, non-profit organizations, manufacturers, financial advisors, and local and state government agencies.
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Preparing for the CPA exam
Ohio requires candidates sitting for the CPA exam to have earned 150 semester hours of academic credit. Bluffton requires a minimum of 124 hours for graduation. However, a candidate does not have to earn a master's degree to take the CPA exam.
Learn how you can earn 150 credit hours at Bluffton.